Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR May 8-14

Bookish events in Texas for the week of May 8-14, 2017: 

Special Events:
2nd Annual SMU Faculty Book Fest, Dallas, May 9

Comicpalooza 2017, Houston, May 12-14

40th Annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championship, Austin, May 13

2nd Annual ACFW DFW May Mini-Conference - Fueling Up Your Fiction, Arlington, May 13

Ongoing Exhibits:
Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center, Austin, February 6-July 16

The Human Experience: From Texas to the World literacy initiative, Houston, January 18-May 18

The Lost Generation: World War I Poetry, Denton, January 17-May 11

Sandra Cisneros: A House of Her Own Exhibition, San Marcos, February 15-July 1

EVERYDAY PEOPLE: THE ART OF JAMES E. RANSOME (a National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature exhibition), Abilene, March 9-May 19

Texas Writers Exhibition, Fredericksburg, May 1-31

Monday, May 8:
Austin
Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and open mic!, 8PM

Houston


Irving
The Korova, PuroSlam!, 10PM

The Twig Book Shop, Walt Gragg reads and signs The Red Line, 5PM

Wednesday, May 10:
Austin
BookPeople, CORY DOCTOROW speaking & signing Walkaway, 7PM [ticket required]

Dallas
Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Willard Spiegelman discusses and signs If You See Something, Say Something: A Writer Looks at Art, 6:30PM

Denton
Denton South Branch Library, Professor's Corner: A Literary Discussion Group featuring Poems by Texas Poet Laureate Walt McDonald, 7PM

Houston

College Station
Half Price Books Mother Ship, Photo Meet and Greet with Ian Harding, author of Odd Birds, 7PM

The Kessler Theater, Wordspace Dallas presents an evening with author Dan Savage, 7PM

Houston
New Braunfels
New Braunfels Public Library, Book & Author Luncheon: Robert Flatt (Healing Art), Chris Bridge (Read to Me, Same Heart, Spring is Coming), and Mica Mosbacher (Racing Forward), 12PM

San Antonio
Dallas
Houston

San Antonio
Viva Tacoland, Gemini Ink Reading Series featuring Sheila Black, Ariana Brown, and Lisha Garcia, 6:30PM

Saturday, May 13:
Austin
Blue Willow Bookshop, Caroline Leech discusses and signs Wait For Me, and Jennifer Park discusses and signs The Shadows We Know by Heart, 3PM

Brazos Bookstore, Pantsuit Nation at Brazos Bookstore!, 7PM

Half Price Books - Clear Lake, Local Author Saturdays. Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release!

Inprint House, Tintero Projects No Ban, No Wall: Women Writers Unite poetry workshop with Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, 1PM

Inprint House, Tintero Projects No Ban, No Wall: Women Writers Unite poetry reading, Q&A, and book signing with Cristina Martinez, Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros, and Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, 6PM



San Antonio
Gemini Ink, Poetry Workshop: Demons, Diaspora & Magic with Ariana Brown, 10AM

The Twig Book Shop, Bob Doerr reads and signs Caffeine Can Kill, 11AM

The Twig Book Shop, Melissa Urtiaga discusses and signs Trained Up: A Book about Trusting God, 2PM

Sugar Land
Sunday, May 14:

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